Men of Honor, Set 1: Becoming Respectful, Nonviolent Leaders
Code: BC_MOH1

10-week program

Ages 13+   Set One builds the framework for Men of Honor by exploring “man box” messages promoted in the media and their effects on young men. Foundational sessions address topics such as: Masculinity in the Media, Exploring Emotions, Becoming Nonviolent Leaders, Engaging in Education, with some themes covered over two sessions for expanded impact. Activities include use of digital media, media analysis, realistic scenarios in social and social media contexts, physical games, storytelling, art, an original school survival “board” game, journals, and an optional resume builder tool.

Week Theme Activity/Description
1 Creating Our Council Group Juggle, Creating Council Agreements
2 Developing Our Council Loop Progressions, Men in the Media
3 Examining Masculinity in the Media Masculinity in the Media
4 Exploring Emotions – Part I Circle of Cooperation, Emotions Identification and Group Discussion
5 Exploring Emotions – Part II Human vs. Man Box, Hat Chat
6 Becoming Nonviolent Leaders – Part I Examining the Man Up! Message
7 Becoming Nonviolent Leaders – Part II Discussing Nonviolence, Man of Honor Mask Journal Covers
8 Engaging in Education – Part I Group Jump, Discussion: Young Men and Education
9 Engaging in Education – Part II Survival Game – Academy of Hazards
10 Going Forward as Men of Honor Wind in the Willows – Physical Activity, Recognition Ceremony
Optional Session Building a Resume Resume Builder Tool

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